Green on Green
Today's image is titled Green on Green and was photographed by Loren Zemlicka.
This photo focuses on the towering turbines at the Montfort Wind Farm in Iowa County, adjacent to U.S. Hwy 18 between the villages of Cobb and Montfort. Constructed in 2001, the farm is the largest of its kind in Wisconsin. "The facility includes of twenty 1.5-megawatt wind turbines," reads a document about the renewable power sources portfolio held by Alliant Energy. "The turbines stand on 215-foot towers and are outfitted with 100-foot blades. The capacity of the wind farm totals 30 megawatts -- enough to power approximately 7,500 homes."
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